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bent fab.- my first suspension looked like the last one you posted, I dont think it handled very well at speed or in the woops, it would always be very rigid when hitting the face of the next whoop, much like Bigger Valves described where the forces of traction are being transfered through the links rather than the springs and shocks.
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